Last month, a group of rural students in Sichuan Province used astronomical telescope and mini program developed by Alibaba volunteers to observe and capture Chinese space station when it passed over their location.
As of April, over 110,000 merchants on Ele.me, Alibaba Group's on-demand food delivery platform, have participated in charity projects through "Caring Merchant" program, with a total donation amount of nearly 3 million yuan ($425,242) in six months.
On the occasion of Mother's Day, members from Alibaba Foundation and Amity Foundation, a public fundraising charity, visited Guizhou province to meet with families who have benefited from "Sprouts on Earth" program.
Cainiao Network, Alibaba Group's logistics arm, distributed 50,000 exercise books made from recycled shipping boxes to nearly 10,000 students in 29 rural primary schools located in rural areas of southwestern China in April.
During the executive meeting of the State Council of China on May 5th, it was emphasized that there is a need to expedite the development of charging infrastructure in rural areas to facilitate the adoption of new energy vehicles.
Alibaba Group donated a batch of cloud computers and cloud computing resources to the China Education Development Foundation. The computers are to be installed in 87 rural primary schools, helping 35,000 rural children to explore advanced technology.
A report from the Chinese Center for Disease Control and Prevention on January 15 showed that, based on optional nucleic acid testing data, positive cases across the country have showed a clear trend of increasing then decreasing since December 9 of last year.
Leading Chinese tech firm Alibaba announced it would donate 125 million yuan ($18.4 million) to equip more than 600,000 village clinics with two oximeters, basically achieving full coverage in rural areas.
Hangzhou-based tech giant Alibaba has launched a special campaign to provide free COVID-19 consultation services for rural areas, support the training of grassroots medical staff, and donate urgently needed medicines and medical devices to 22 underdeveloped counties across the country.
ByteDance is accelerating its layout in the music field. Just after launching the app "Soda Music" in the first half of the year, it recently quietly launched another app called "Tomato Music," which is designed more for small-town and rural markets.
More than 10,000 livestreamers in China’s rural areas participated in Alibaba's a week-long livestreaming Harvest Festival, driving its local economy with the leverage of the trending technology.
Chinese e-commerce platform JD.com has recently begun to undergo a new round of organizational restructuring. Jingxi Business Group under JD Retail will be broken up within this month.
Chinese tech giants Tencent launched a new video platform named Pianduoduo that rewards users for watching videos, aiming at constantly expanding among the elderly and rural populations.
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